Oct. 19: The 8th Annual Sea Turtle Festival

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Keepers of the Coast will hold the 8th Annual Sea Turtle Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, downtown St. Augustine.

Live music will include Asyln and the Naysayers, Al Poindexter and River Rise, with and new special guests The New Moon Ramblers.

Educational experiences for all ages will be presented by the Cheeseman Family in honor of Ben Josh Pickett with booths from FWC manatees and right whales, Georgia Aquarium Field Station, Whitney Lab/UF Sea Turtle Hospital and more.

A silent auction table will include items from local artisans. Mariner-based story time in between bands will include pirates!

SweetWater Brewing Company, Dirty Birds Wings food (vegetarian options available), and Keepers OftheCoast T-shirts, hats, koozies and other items also will be offered.

The event is plastic free — bring your own water bottle or buy a Keepers cup. Water jugs will be provided. Visit the #plasticfree tent and make your pledge to clean your beach and live plastic free.

Admission is FREE. For more details, email Tara@keepersofthecoast.org

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